Page 6: Photo of Lloyd Carr and Jim Tressel and photo from Ohio State University vs. The winners manual: for the game of life / Jim Tressel with Chris Fabry. Let Ohio State coach Tressel teach you how to ‘win’ with the same ‘Big Ten’ fundamentals used by one of college football’s most successful teams! You’ll learn. These are some notes taken from Jim Tressel’s book “The Winners Manual.” I received them from Steve Smiley who credited Dan Witter, high school coach in.

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Amazon Rapids Fun tresseo for kids on the go. The principles in this book have been passed down to me from my father; from coaches I have had the privilege of knowing, working with, and competing against; and from hundreds of former players, who have taught me a great deal about success, adversity, winning and losing, hope, love-basically, the stuff of life.

The Winners Manual was a unique idea for both YSU and OSU players, given to them at the start of each football season; a series of topics not only focused on the ins and outs of football, but on life itself. The main tool Coach Tressel describes in his book is the “Block O of Life,” a step-by-step plan the football team uses to develop as individuals and which we also can use in our own lives.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Thanks for telling us about the problem. But Jim Tressel transfers that team success into everyday life success. From Good to Great to Unstoppable. For the Game of Life on your Kindle in under a minute. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Hardcoverpages. No matter where you go in life Written by Jim Tressel, Head Coach for the Ohio State Buckeyes, this book will inspire and encourage you to face anything you encounter in life.


This book is more than Tressel’s understanding being thrown onto pages, it is a manual to refer to for all people that are “competitive with themselves” in life.

Every championship team I’ve been with has been unselfish. Story of boy who winnrrs blood to sister even though he thought it would kill him.

How can you measure such a thing? He gives examples from his life and then goes on to give many more examples about you yourself can practice these principles.

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Set up a giveaway. I wish I had read this book as part of a group discussion. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Given to each of his OSU players at the start of new season, the manuel lays out Tressel’s philosophy of life and coaching. If the players really care about each other – not just for show but with a genuine love that is pure and giving – they will play their roles properly. Every obstacle presents an opportunity Get to Know Us.

It’s awesome to hear such positive things from a high-profile coach. Some of the book was a little weird in its formatting and so forth but overall a good read that is a good reference book.

The Winners Manual: For the Game of Life by Jim Tressel

He explains that playing football is a privilege not a right and there are consequences if you abuse this privilege. A perfect blend of football stories, spiritual insights, motivational reading, and practical application, The Winners Manual provides an inside look at the core philosophy that has positively impacted the lives of thousands of student athletes and served as the foundation for two of the most successful college football programs of all time.

This book is a book that you can read over and over and pull something new from it everytime. Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. Focus on the moment.


Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. The Game Plan for Success. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Anyone PSU fans included will appreciate this book and it might even help you put some things in your life in better focus. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Start reading The Winners Manual: Jan 21, Spacek Kim rated it liked it. I’m sure this a good book and it’s probably the fact that I had to read it for work But, since my dad gave this book to me years ago and it was still sitting on my shelf, I felt like it was the time to pick it up finally I actually decided to listen to it on my daily commute.

I’ve found this book to be a great tool which has principles valid in all spheres of life and in every task that I carry out. While these may seem trite on the surface, Coach Tressel gives specifics and provides his own meaning for each fundamental, including inspiring quotations and life stories.

With hope, problems aren’t permanent. Quite possibly my favorite book. Be the best where you are. Refresh and try again.

We see the way Coach Tressel cares about his players, how he acts the same whether we win or lose, how he leads a team of kids from diverse backgrounds to act as a team with respect for themselves and others, and it is natural to wonder how he does it.

It’s not restrictive or punishing: Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Granted i still don’t understand the sweater vest, but like I said I am a Nittany Lions fan.